What is Yaz Medicine used for?
Yaz (Drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol)
Yaz tablets contain a combination of two chemicals; drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol. Female hormones that put a halt to ovulation are present in this birth control pill, Yaz. In order to make it difficult for the sperm to reach the uterus and strenuous for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus, drospirenone, and Ethinylestradiol cause changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, thus reducing the chances of pregnancy.
Yaz generic is also available online at Canada Pharmacy.
The medication is taken orally either with or without food, as prescribed by the doctor, routinely once daily. It is important to take the tablet at the same time every day, exactly 24 hours apart. In order to lessen stomach pain and nausea, it is best to take the pill after one’s evening meal or at bedtime. One should start with the first tablet in the pack, and take them in the correct order. The pack contains 24 active and 4 reminder pills. One pill from the active ones should be taken every 24 hours for 24 days consistently. After finishing the pack, one should start a new pack the next day at the same time whether or not one has their period.
Active ingredients of this medicine are Drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol.
One should inform the healthcare specialist or doctor about any allergies that one experiences. A medical history should be provided to the doctor about the following:
- Adrenal gland problems
- Blood clots
- High blood pressure
- Abnormal breast exam
- Cancer (endometrial or breast cancer)
- Blood clotting disorders (protein c or protein s deficiency)
- Severe migraines
- Family medical history (angioedema)
- Heart problems (heart valve disease, irregular heartbeat, previous heart attack)
- Kidney problems
- Liver disease (including tumors)
- Jaundice during pregnancy or while using birth control pills
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding
- High cholesterol
- Triglyceride (blood fat)
- Swelling (edema)
- Gallbladder problems
A doctor or a pharmacist needs to be contacted promptly if any of these side effects either occur or are worse than before:
- Breast tenderness
- Fluid retention
- Weight change
- Vaginal bleeding between periods
- Irregular periods
- High blood pressure